'''Anne Brontë''' (, ''commonly'' ;
[As given by ''Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature'' (Merriam-Webster, incorporated, Publishers: Springfield, Massachusetts, 1995), p viii: "When our research shows that an author's pronunciation of his or her name differs from common usage, the author's pronunciation is listed first, and the descriptor ''commonly'' precedes the more familiar pronunciation." See also entries on Anne, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, pp 175–176.]
17 January 1820 – 28 May 1849) was an English novelist and poet, the youngest member of the Brontë family|Brontë
The daughter of Patrick Brontë
, a poor Irish clergyman in the Church of England
, Anne Brontë lived most of her life with her family at the parish of Haworth
on the Yorkshire moors. She also attended a boarding school in Mirfield
between 1836 and 1837. At 19 she left Haworth and worked as a governess between 1839 and 1845. After leaving her...